SARDI Oceanography leader, Associate Professor John Middleton, has called the model as a valuable new way of managing spatial planning of aquaculture sites for valuable finfish, like Southern Bluefin Tuna and Yellowtail Kingfish
Clean Seas already has 3200 tonnes of yellowtail kingfish
growing in pens in Spencer Gulf.
is a sustainable pelagic species that is popular in Japan, where it is eaten as sushi and known as hiramasa.
To find out, Dr Bronwyn Gillanders, Douglas Ferrell and Dr Neil Andrew, all then with the NSW Fisheries Research Institute, used tag-recapture data from the cooperative NSW Fisheries Gamefish Tagging Program to assess the usefulness of such information for estimating movement and life-history parameters in yellowtail kingfish